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Subject: This is the properly-timed/pitched version
Tested against other recordings, this is the properly pitched version (China Cat's in G, not in F#).
Subject: Real Fun Show
Pretty good recording. Nice show with some historical signficance; first Candy and FOD.
This was my first show, I was a wee lad of just over 2 years old. My parents took me. My Dad was involved with the local music scene (Ludlow Garage in particular)so they got to meet the Dead entourage. There's a picture of me playing backstage (can't make out who is who in the picture though, it only shows the legs of the adults).
Subject: 1970 was magic
I agree with the other reviewers, this is a special show.
Knew I would love this one when I got to the "dancin", a song I rarely like. Check out the interplay on that song. Phil and Jerry are locked in through the whole thing. Amazing. Sound quality is ok, but quite good for the period (it seems to me).
Besides, acoustic dead is a real treat.
4 for sound and 5 for the playing.....
Street Pig -
Subject: Pig Pig and More Pig
Recent post had me research then Dl this hidden gem! Lots of Pig and alot of first in the Acoustic Set, different lyrics with the intial Candyman and FOTD.This version of Katie Mae is better than the others, you get the feel that pig has gotten more at ease since than the Feb Shows, there is also GREAT versions of Good Lovin' and his trademark Lovelight, thanks for bring this up, It amazes me how these Gems can be missed despite the thousands of time I breezed over them in lists or actual collection of my own. Recording is 4+ Performance was a4+ as well, Pig
Subject: Solid from start to finish!
Some great rare beauties here. Played in a rickety old field house they tore it up.
Sound quality is strong for that era too.
Subject: Pig Rocks
This is an excellent show and I highly reccomend it. I am partial to '68, '69 & '73 but this one holds its own very nicely. Pig pen is in fine form in both Good Lovin and Lovelight and Jerry is playing very well. NFA ---> Lovelight is a nice grouping and one that I wish had been done more later.
Sound quality is also good although I am not a real freak about that, but I would say that most would score the sound highly. Few reviews but a great show for the listener.
If you havent already dig into the '68 and '69 shows!
Subject: Top Shelf
Just writing to "second" the review written on "Fat Tuesday". This is a smokin' show. Should be in everyone's collection.
PigPen proves (as always) why he simply could not be replaced. Also why Garcia often would say that they were more of Pig's backing band than anything else once it came time for his tunes.
And having listened to the Good Lovin' and Lovelight...I see that Weir was really just paying Pig homage when those tunes were revived.
No imitation - no dupication possible.
Subject: I can't believe nobody has written a review for this one yet.
Well, today is Fat Tuesday so I decided to download the show with the first ever Candyman, and I have to say that I couldn't be happier. This is probably one of the best 1970 shows I've heard. I've never heard Jerry singing quite as sweetly as he does on this night, especially in Deep Elem, Candyman, and Black Peter. Phil is amazing as usual, and Pigpen is fucking smokin' during his numbers. The sound is pretty good, Casey fades in and there is an occasional buzzing sound that plagues the acoustic set, but nothing that will prevent you from enjoying it. I'd put this in my top 10, definately worth the download.